Celebrating 10 years of service! | 2009 - 2019

The Need is Great in Honduras


Honduras has one of the highest populations living in extreme poverty in Central America. Although some progress has been made, its progress ranks one of the lowest in the region. 57.1% of the people in Honduras live under poverty line at $5.50 per day, which is not enough to survive. Historically Honduras has been dependent on exports of bananas and coffee, they have diversified their exports to include apparel and automobile wire harnessing, but the economy remains heavily dependent on U.S. trades. Honduras struggles financially with a high unemployment rate and a very high unequal distribution of wealth. Our Mentors Honduras staff and dedicated to helping families throughout their country on their journeys towards greater self-reliance. Take a moment to watch our short video highlighting our great mentoring staff and their inspiring work.

Mentors Honduras
2019 Impact Numbers

Mentoring Sessions

Training Sessions

Jobs Created

Loans Disbursed

Families Impacted


Re-Payment Rate

Learning and Mentoring Center in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula

Lifting Generations has two Learning and Mentoring centers in Honduras. These centers offers certificate classes in

  • English
  • Computer Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Sales/Customer Service
  • Personal Leadership

Paying it Forward. Students pay for their education by fulfilling a 40-hour obligation of approved service to their community.



Hours of Service in 2019

Students Graduating in 2019

Success Stories From Honduras

World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day

On #WorldHungerDay we recognize the millions of families that go hungry each day. As COVID-19 spreads in developing countries many do not have enough to eat. Our mission has always been to teach people how to fish, but when there’s no fish we provide relief! In true...

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Waleska is naturally artistic and loves creating. She would work on many side projects to bring in extra income for her family from sewing, crafting home décor, and making pinatas. It wasn’t much, but it helped. It became very difficult when her husband lost his job....

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Honduras Farming Project

Honduras Farming Project

New Partnership Helping to Improve the Lives of Thousands of Farmers Across Honduras   Christmas presents arrived early for farmers in Pena Blanca, Naco, and Santa Barbara. They looked like kids with new toys as they were unwrapping their fumigating pumps, and...

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This Is Our Promise

This Is Our Promise

  Today, our world is different than it was yesterday, but one thing will never change… The individuals and families Mentors International and Lifting Generations serve still need us… and they will need us tomorrow, even more than they do today. Our team may be...

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That “Ah-Ha” Moment

That “Ah-Ha” Moment

After attending and graduating from Mentors International training classes, Freddy Orlando Gomez had several “ah-ha” moments and thought of many ways to increase his sales. Over the last year, he has more than doubled in income from his snow cone business. Freddy...

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Interested in receiving mentoring, a microloan, and business training

to help your small business in Honduras?

Would you like to attend one of our educational certificate training courses to advance your career?

Contact our local office: Barrio Los Andes 16 avenida 2 y 3 calle N.O. Plaza 123, Local # 4 San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Phone: 50425501606

Local Leadership

Otoniel Manley

Otoniel Manley

Executive Director Mentors Honduras

Otoniel Manley is a creative Engineer who loves to solve problems. His goal is to surpass each and every goal in his life. He is an optimistic believer and a natural entrepreneur. Before Mentors Honduras, Manley worked as General Manager in a family business, and also as Logistics and Production Manager in a screen printing plant.  He more than doubled productivity in every case. Born and raised in a poor environment himself, he was able to receive excellent academic and spiritual education which has prepared his mind and heart to serve and understand Mentors’ Honduras clients.

Support Our Mission in Honduras, and Throughout the World.

You can make it possible for more impoverished entrepreneurs and their families to experience the true joy of self-reliance.

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